Future Report: The key 3 areas of growth projected for the tech industry, and the hot jobs there

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As touched in my previous post, the tech market is changing. Tech buyers expect (1) predictable business outcomes and (2) fast end user adoption from their technologies.

This implies that the tech job market is changing too: the current technology domain expertise is not sufficient anymore, but a heterogeneous skill-set is required to ensure matching the buyers’ expectations.

A recent IDC analysis predicts that 90% of IT roles will be redefined in the next three years. This means, about 30 million professionals need to be newly skilled or upskilled.

In that context, here are the three technology areas are strongly emerging: CloudMobility.  And Big Data/Internet of Things/Social.

How will these drive the skill change? Let’s examine it.

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Future report: how is the tech job-market changing?


Earlier this month, as Vice President of Global Strategies for SAP, I traveled to Dublin for the first time and presented at a national conference for tech educators in Ireland (…and I found very nice weather and good food… a nice first touch!).

The focus of my presentation was on the future tech job market – which I see as fast-changing, exciting and challenging.

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